Feeding America: Introducing the Next Generation Potato Farmers
September 16, 2023A new generation of potato farmers uses cutting-edge instruments and methods to progress farms and preserve the soil for future generations all over the United States, often in unexpected areas.
Starch manufacturer Royal Avebe awarded with a Gold medal for its Sustainability efforts
August 03, 2023Dutch Potato Starch cooperative Royal Avebe has been awarded a gold medal by Ecovadis, a global collaborative platform that helps companies assess sustainability performance throughout the supply chain.
PepsiCo and Walmart to Support Regenerative Agriculture
July 27, 2023PepsiCo and Walmart today announced a 7-year collaboration to pursue USD 120 million worth of investments focused on supporting U.S. and Canadian farmers in their pursuit to improve soil health and water quality.
Potato deliveries to Walkers Leicester Chips factory entirely powered by used cooking oil
July 27, 2023In the United Kingdom, PepsiCo has scaled the use of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) – used cooking oil - across their supply chain in a move set to save 2,650 tonnes in GHG emissions annually.
As world combats climate change, Reading Baking Systems introduces Emithermic XE Oven to Replace Direct Gas Fired Oven Technology
July 26, 2023Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of snack production systems, unveiled the new Thomas L. Green Emithermic XE Oven, a superior replacement for traditional Direct Gas Fired (DGF) ovens.
EU Commission publishes legally binding food waste reduction targets for 2030
July 24, 2023As part of a package of measures for a sustainable use of natural resources, the European Commission is proposing to set legally binding food waste reduction targets to be achieved by Member States (MS) by 2030.
Potato Processor Farm Frites publishes its Sustainability Report for 2022
July 24, 2023With the most disruptive phases of the COVID-19 pandemic in the past, Farm Frites team was able to place renewed focus on reaching their sustainability goals in 2022.
Research Chair Potato Sustainability coming to University of Manitoba (UM) thanks to 19 industry partners
July 23, 2023The potato is one of the most important food crops in the world, a staple in meals for more than a billion people worldwide, and University of Manitoba (UM) is leading the way globally in the future of potato production and processing.
McCain Foods brings back fan favourite TV character Barb to talk about sustainability on National French Fry Day.
July 16, 2023Every year, the earth loses 12 million hectares of farmable land due to erosion. That’s roughly one soccer field every few seconds. Erosion ruins farmable soil, and a lack of farmable soil means that the future of potatoes, and fries, are at stake.
Smart use of energy and water in the production of potato flakes at Aviko Rixona
July 16, 2023Jeroen Zwietering, Process Engineer Energy at Aviko Rixona, a Dutch manufacturer of dehydrated potato products, gave an interview about Smart use of energy and water